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Social Media Giants Shamefully Far From Tackling Illegal Content

Source - BBC:

Instead of writing a new article today I found this post from the BBC to be a good read. With social media being such a huge part of our lives and now with all the live video apps including Facebook live it is going to be interesting to see if the social media platforms step up and try to step in.

Social media firms are “shamefully far” from tackling illegal and dangerous content, says a parliamentary report.

Hate speech, terror recruitment videos and sexual images of children all took too long to be removed, said the Home Affairs Select Committee report.

The government should consider making the sites help pay to police content, it said. Read more

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